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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in five cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; and Birmingham, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Marketing Coordinator — Greenville, SC
Description:
SynTerra seeks a Marketing Coordinator with the ability to produce creative concepts, direct design and development of marketing collateral, write and edit marketing messaging, conduct quality assurance (QA), and create reports about recipient engagement. This position requires the ability to coordinate with multiple team members to assemble the individual components required in the creation of marketing materials.

 

Position responsibilities:
  • Email marketing — This includes the creation of pre-conference and post-conference HTML email communications, HTML email invitations, HTML email flyers, etc. This also includes blasting out the emails and compiling reports about recipient engagement.
  • Print ads for event programs, magazines, and other publications, etc.
  • Digital ads for events, websites, online publications, social media sites, etc.
  • Flyer design and creation for recruiting efforts, special events, conferences, and more
  • Postcards and other mailed material
  • Stand-up banners (revising old ones and creating new ones)
  • Marketing inserts (revising old ones and creating new ones)
  • Website — Conceive and direct redesign, create new material as requested, post and delete jobs, post blog articles, and make other updates as needed.
  • The Monitor (our corporate quarterly newsletter) — Conceive story ideas; write and direct design of the e-newsletter; conduct email blast; and compile recipient engagement reports).
  • Client satisfaction survey
  • Letterhead templates — Direct the redesign when needed, and update versions as new offices are added.
  • Logo creation and updates
  • Resume creation and updates

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in communications, journalism, marketing, graphic design, or other relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to assemble multiple concepts and ideas into a cohesive marketing product
  • Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat software
  • Experience with Mailchimp and Survey Monkey applications and Adobe InDesign software strongly preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Civil Engineer — Charlotte, NC
Description:
SynTerra seeks a Civil Engineer who can work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit SynTerra’s “We own it” approach to business. SynTerra employees work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals to achieve project goals and meet client expectations.

 

Position snapshot:
  • Lead and/or participate in design efforts related to various civil engineering projects.
  • Serve as a facilitator on projects involving hydrology, drainage analysis, roadway design, deed research, easement preparation, and more.
  • Generate and build new client relationships, and expand existing client relationships.
  • Participate in efforts to market civil engineering services
Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science degree in relevant field preferred
  • 8-10 years of experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • PLS license preferred
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or Civil 3D design
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Ability to market civil engineering services
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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CAD Designer — Greenville, SC
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a talented CAD Designer who can work in a fast-paced collaborative environment, balance multiple projects, communicate improvements effectively, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit our team’s “We own it” approach to business.

 

Position snapshot:

The applicant should have strong technical skills with a foundation in math and spatial analysis. Communications skills are also important in this position. Primary responsibilities include developing sheet sets, working with three-dimensional surfaces, and preparing map products for conceptual, preliminary, and constructive engineering design projects.

Requirements:
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree (or equivalent) in computer-aided drafting and design techniques.
  • 3-5 years of practical CAD experience.
  • Proficiency in Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D is preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand maps, legal descriptions, deeds, and construction plans.
  • Ability to interpret survey field notes to prepare boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and right-of-way surveys.
  • Understanding of survey total station and GPS equipment sufficient to download field data.
  • Ability to research information from various sources, including surveys, aerial photographs, title reports, survey plats, and various county documents.
  • GIS experience is a plus.
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Experienced P.G. or P.E. — Greenville, SC
 
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologist or Licensed Engineer with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 5-7 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot:

The following is a summary of what you’ll accomplish in this position:

  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordination and production of specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology or hydrogeology is preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40-hour. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist

 

More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Experienced P.G. or P.E. — Charlotte, NC
Job description

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologist or Licensed Engineer with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 5-7 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot

The following is a summary of what you’ll accomplish in this position:

  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordination and production of specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, or relevant field is preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist or professional engineer

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

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Project Scientist — Greenville, SC, or Charlotte, NC
 
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Project Scientist. You should have 2-4 years of experience with geochemical modeling, environmental sampling, assessment, and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a very diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

 

Position snapshot:
  • Prepares a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents using information obtained from staff members, files, and other sources.
  • Independently notes  and follows up on professional commitments made at meetings, or by other staff members; coordinates meeting arrangements; and schedules meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Uses varied and advanced functions of “office suite automation” to include diagramming, email, GIS, presentation, word processing, and spreadsheet software. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs from the automation listed in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interprets annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in the development of documents that satisfy client’s needs.
  • Consistent travel throughout the market area for field work
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in geochemical modeling
  • 40-hour. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
  • Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • Required to lift objects the weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Geochemist — Greenville, SC
 
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a Geochemist who can provide innovative solutions to our clients. You should have experience with PHREEQC geochemical modeling, site conceptual models, and corrective action strategies. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is primarily office-based.  

 

 
Position snapshot:

 

  • Manage technical aspects of projects 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and contribute technical report writing
  • Evaluate and interpret information to build site conceptual models
  • Develop corrective action strategies
  • Provide technical oversight and mentorship to junior staff
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred)
  • 10-15 years of experience desired
  • PHREEQC geochemical modeling experience
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Strong work ethic, team mentality, and entrepreneurial spirit
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Remediation Engineer — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a creative and talented Program Engineer with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience designing solutions for contaminated groundwater and soil. Candidates that have worked with inorganic contaminants, and/or coal combustion residuals (CCR), and with utility sector experience will receive extra consideration. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. Office location is flexible, with the potential to work remotely.

Position snapshot:
  • Preparation of remedial action plans and associated documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized groundwater and soil remediation projects, and environmental compliance and monitoring programs
  • Report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies
  • Conduct soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations
  • Interact with subcontractors
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or relevant scientific field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Experience with inorganic constituents preferred
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional engineer preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Associate Scientist — Charlotte, NC
Job description:
 
SynTerra is looking for a qualified Associate Scientist. You should have 2-4 years’ experience in environmental sampling, assessment, and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.
 
We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.
 
Position snapshot:
 
• Prepare a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents using information obtained from staff members, files, and other sources.
• Independently note and follow up on professional commitments made at meetings or by other staff members. Coordinate meeting arrangements, and schedule meetings, conferences, etc.
• Use varied and advanced functions of Office Suite automation to include diagramming, email, GIS, presentations, text, and spreadsheet information in reports. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs in a professional and timely manner.
• Interpret annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client needs.
• Consistent travel throughout market for field work.
 
Requirements:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in sciences-related field.
• Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite.
• 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
• Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate-controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
• May have to sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
• Required to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work in a team environment. 
 
More than a job:
We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.
 

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Water and Wastewater Market Leader — North Carolina
Position Description:

SynTerra seeks a creative and highly talented Market Leader with expertise in water and wastewater management and design. A candidate should have 10-plus years of experience in the municipal water and wastewater market. That experience should include project management and design for a variety of project types (piping, pump stations, process design, storage tanks, etc.). This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide consulting services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position Snapshot:

The following is a summary of what will be expected in this position:
• In collaboration with team members, develop and execute market-based and account-based strategic business development plan(s).
• Participate on key account management teams.
• Generate and build new relationships and expand existing relationships.
• Review and respond to client RFQs.
• Perform project management, including project scoping, budgeting, proposal preparation, project accounting, report preparation, and quality assurance.
• Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various water and wastewater projects.

An understanding of the local regulatory climate and markets is essential. A candidate should possess the following:
• Ability to interface and develop positive relationships with clients, prospects, and coworkers
• Loyal existing clients/accounts preferred
• Ability to influence and mentor
• Experience creating and successfully managing project

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in relevant engineering field
• 10-plus years of experience
• Project management experience
• Business development experience
• Registered as a professional engineer in North Carolina

More Than a Job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

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Technical Editor — Greenville, SC
Position Description:

SynTerra seeks a technical editor to enhance clarity, ensure accuracy, and maintain consistency in environmental reports and other documents. A candidate must have at least five years of related professional experience in detail-oriented editing and writing. A short in-person editing test (30 minutes) will be required as part of the interview process.

Position Snapshot:

The following is a summary of what will be expected in this position:
• Edit a variety of reports (e.g. assessments, evaluations, corrective action plans, and regulatory compliance
  documents) written by SynTerra geologists, engineers, and scientists.
• Assist writers at various stages of report composition.
• Help create and provide training for authors of SynTerra reports.
• Help create and expand a new SynTerra editorial style book.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
• At least five years of professional editing and writing experience (editing experience must be included)
• Experience working with detail-oriented content; a wide variety of areas would apply (e.g. science, engineering,
  geology, software, medical, psychology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, and chemistry)
• A clear understanding of active voice vs. passive voice in writing
• Close familiarity with The Chicago Manual of Style, the Associated Press Stylebook, American Chemical Society (ACS)
  style, or some other style book
• Examples of writing and/or editing (if possible, include a before-and-after editing example)
• Willingness to take a 30-minute in-person editing test as part of the interview process

More Than a Job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

SynTerra Employment Application